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Dr Laura Martinelli

Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Psychology


I teach qualitative research methods as well as sport and exercise psychology. My primary research interest is vicarious trauma in sport, with a particular focus on the impact that witnessing injury can have upon coaches. 


  • PhD Sport Coaches' Experiences of Athletic Injury (University of Southampton)
  • PGCHE (University of Chichester)
  • MSc Sport & Exercise Psychology (Loughborough University)
  • BSc Sport Science (University of Winchester)

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